Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

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Harrisburg University of Science & Technology is a four-year private non-profit university in Pennsylvania's capital, Harrisburg. The school was founded in 2001, opened its doors in 2005, and first accredited in 2009. As of September 2015, the University has 400 undergraduate, 1,800 graduate students and 135 full and part-time faculty and staff. The University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Academics & Student Life[edit]

Harrisburg University has 7 undergraduate and 4 graduate programs in science and technology related Higher Education]]. disciplines. The university follows a trimester system.

The University partners with many local civic organizations for student clubs and activities, such as the Harrisburg Young Professionals (HYP). HU students receive free membership in the organization,[1] which involves students in various community programs.

The university only has 1 academic building. The school does not have a cafeteria. Students in the housing have complete kitchens in each room. Many often eat at Strawberry Square, a food court and shopping area located close by the school.The university's academic center along with housing are all located in urban downtown Harrisburg. The university is within walking distance of the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, which provides numerous cultural events for students.

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology partners with Brickbox Enterprises, Ltd. to provide high-quality, affordable undergraduate student housing in downtown Harrisburg. Any enrolled undergraduate student at Harrisburg University is eligible to apply to live in University-partnered housing. All leasing, billing and maintenance are managed by Property Management, Incorporated. The University provides residence life services with HU partnered housing. All new, first-time students are encouraged to live on-campus at Residences On Market or Market View Place.


  1. ^ "Harrisburg University Student Life". Harrisburg University. Retrieved 2010-07-23. 

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Coordinates: 40°15′43″N 76°52′49″W / 40.2619°N 76.8802°W / 40.2619; -76.8802